August 07, 2012 10:33 ET

Nivis Completes WirelessHART® Registration

Second Software Stack Provider to Complete Registration of WirelessHART Device

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Aug 7, 2012) - Nivis, a global leader in Smart Grid and Industrial Wireless networks, announces that its WirelessHART device implementation (VL10) has completed the Registration process of the HART Communication Foundation. This achievement makes Nivis the second communication stack provider to have products built on their technology complete the rigorous compliance testing and verification process for WirelessHART devices. The Registration confirms that the Nivis implementation meets HART Foundation requirements for interoperability with WirelessHART devices and systems. Having this second source provider gives OEM partners, system integrators and end users added flexibility when selecting a partner.

"We have been working with the Nivis team closely over the past few years and are very pleased about their implementation completing the WirelessHART Registration process," said HART Communication Foundation Executive Director Ron Helson. "This is a great achievement for Nivis and exemplifies the growing ecosystem behind the WirelessHART standard."

Key benefits of the Nivis WirelessHART protocol implementation:

  • Low power consumption
  • Smart publishing of process data (Burst mode)
  • Over-the-air (OTA) provisioning
  • Status reporting by exception (Event notification)
  • Radio / platform independent modular design

The modular design of the Nivis WirelessHART protocol implementation allows it to be easily ported to any radio, processor or hardware platform. Nivis technology can be purchased in the form of radio modules, software stacks, network management appliances, gateways and access points. All are available for purchase now.

HART® and WirelessHART® are registered trademarks of the HART Communication Foundation.

About Nivis
Founded in 1998, Nivis is a leader in open standard wireless sensing and control network technologies, including 6LoWPAN, RPL/RoLL, ISA100.11a, and WirelessHART. Nivis technologies are field-proven and at work today inside some of the largest smart metering and industrial wireless OEMs. Nivis serves customers in 27 countries worldwide from its U.S. headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia and its European offices in Belgium and Romania.

For more information, visit the Nivis website at

About HART Communication Foundation

The HART Communication Foundation ( is the technology owner and standards organization for the HART Communication Protocol. Founded in 1993, the Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit, membership organization providing support for the HART Communication technology and standards worldwide. The Foundation is supported by a global membership of more than 270 companies. HART is the leading communication technology for process measurement and control with more than 35 million devices installed worldwide.

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